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VanSlam Summer Season Aug (21st) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season Aug (14th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season Aug (7th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season July (31st) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season July (17th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season July (10th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season July (3rd) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season June (19th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season June (12th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season June (5th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 29th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 15th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 8th) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 1st) 2017

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Mar 20 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Mar 13 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (March 6th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VPH has redecorated

Vancouver Poetry House has a new coat of paint. VPH would like to welcome Victoria Haynes as our new Executive Director. Victoria is bursting with ideas and blueprints to help us redecorate both inside and out. Victoria is also adept at climbing ladders and hanging ferns. They also have a … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Feb 20 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Feb 13th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Feb 6th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 30th 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 16 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 09 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Jan 02 2017)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Dec 19th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Dec 12th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Dec 5th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Nov 21st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Nov 14th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Nov 7th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 31st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works when qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 17th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 10th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Oct 3rd)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Fall/Winter Season 2016-17 (Sept 19th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Last Chance Slam WINNER!!- (Sept 12th 2016)

Congratulations to the winner of tonight’s Last Chance Slam, Johnny MacRae, who will be competing alongside a phenomenal line-up of  poets this Wednesday September 14th at Cafe Deux Soleils to determine which poet will be crowned the Vancouver Poetry Slam’s Individual Slam Champion. The winner of Wednesday’s slam will go … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (Sept. 5th) 2016

Congratulations to all who competed in our summer season! On Sept 5th we reached the last regular slam of the summer season which will determine the poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (Aug 29th) 2016

So! Our summer qualifying season is drawing to an end and will soon determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (Aug 15th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (Aug 8th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (Aug 1st) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (July 18th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (July 11th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (July 4th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (June 20th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (June 13th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slamshttp://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become clear … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (June 6th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 30th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 16th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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VanSlam Summer Season (May 9th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Vancouver Poetry House AGM May 21st

Vancouver Poetry House is the umbrella organization that looks after the Vancouver Poetry Slam, the Youth Poetry Slam, Wordplay, The Verses Festival of Words and Hullabaloo and every year there is an AGM to potentially add new board members to VPH as well as hear what’s going on with the … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2016 (May 2nd)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Finals Night 2016

So! The 2015-16 season ended on Monday the 25th of April in spectacular fashion at the historic WISE Hall and now we have a team. After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they … Continued

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VAN SLAM SEMI FINALS #2 April 18th 2016

So! Tonight was the second SEMI-FINALS for 2016 season of the Vancouver Poetry Slam. After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round and their second round score, followed … Continued

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VAN SLAM SEMI FINALS #1 April 11th 2016

So! Tonight was the first SEMI-FINALS for 2016 season of the Vancouver Poetry Slam. After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round and their second round score, followed … Continued

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LAST CHANCE SLAM April 4th 2016

So! Tonight was the LAST CHANCE SLAM in which the winner is given a slot in semi-finals. After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round (if they made … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (March 21st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (March 14th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (March 7th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (February 29th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (February 15th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (February 8th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (February 1st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (January 18th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Vancouver Women’s Poetry Slam Finals 2016 (Jan 13th)

Tonight was the Vancouver Women’s Poetry Slam Finals in which 9 women and non-binary poets competed for the chance to represent Vancouver in Brooklyn at the Women of the World Poetry Slam. After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round … Continued

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LAST CHANCE Vancouver Women’s Poetry Slam (January 11th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (January 4th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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DMP features at the Van Slam

The Vancouver poetry house presents feature poet, DMP. Daniel Mark Patterson (DMP) is a Spoken Word Artist who is not easy to define. He writes confessional, heartbreaking poetry, but is not a depressing poet. Sometimes he writes funny, irreverent poetry, but he is not a comedic poet. He is a … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (December 21st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (December 14th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Youth Poetry Slam Dec 28th featuring Maya Hersh

In between Christmas and New Year’s Eve can be a dead zone for many people. So if you’re feeling haggard and on low batteries come and recharge and reinvigorate at December’s youth poetry slam. It’s open to poets 13-20 years of age. There are 2 rounds of competition with 12 … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (December 7th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (November 30th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (November 16th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (November 9th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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2015/2016 Youth Slam Standings

The latest results following the January 25th youth slam have been updated. The top 8 scoring poets make it into the youth slam finals on March 28th at the WISE Hall. To qualify for the playoffs you MUST SLAM/COMPETE AT LEAST TWICE during the season (July 2015-Feb 2016) and you … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (November 2nd)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (October 19th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (October 12th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (October 5th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (September 21st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Fall/Winter Season 2015-16 (September 14th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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2015 Van Slam Individual Playoffs!

So! The 2015 summer season drew to a close tonight and Coral More is the 2015 Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The structure for tonight was four rounds.  1-min, … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (September 7th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (August 31st)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (August 17th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (August 10th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (August 3rd)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (July 20th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (July 13th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (July 6th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (June 29th)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (June 15th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (June 8th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (June 1st 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (May 18th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (May 11th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Season 2015 (May 4th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams http://vanslam.ca/2014/11/11/rules-and-format-for-the-summer-season-at-van-slam/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (April 27th 2015)

So! The 2014-15 season ended on Monday the 27th of April in spectacular fashion and now we have a team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ After the poet’s name is the order that they … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (April 22nd 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ Tonight was the second of … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (April 20th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ Tonight was the first of … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (April 13th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ Tonight was the LAST CHANCE … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (April 6th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (March 30th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (March 16th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (March 9th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (Mar 2nd 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (February 16th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (February 9th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (February 2nd 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Updated Youth Slam Standings following the January 26th 2015 show

Results after January 26th 2015 youth slam   01st)  58.7  Emma Field       winning 16 points 02nd)  58.1  Natalie Zalkon   winning 09 points 03rd)  57.5  Silling Zhang      winning 05 points 04th)  57.4  Catherine Vander Velden   winning 03 points 05th)  55.1  Mackenzie              winning 01 point   Overall totals following January’s youth slam.  … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (January 19th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ The points system should become … Continued

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Van Slam WOWPS Playoff Scores 2015

Okay! So the Vancouver WOWPS Playoffs were last night and they were amazing! An incredible group of women slammed and the amazing Natasha T Miller was our feature. Congratulations to Jillian Christmas, our 2015 Vancouver WOWPS Rep who will be traveling to Albuquerque New Mexico in March to represent us. … Continued

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WOWPS Last Chance Slam Scores (2015)

Okay! So the WOWPS Last Chance Slam was on Monday and our winner was the amazing and talented Lindi Nolte! For those that are into such things, here are the scores: 12th January 2015 Sac: Vanessa McGowan 26.6 Natalie Zakon (1) 26.6 + (3) 28.1 = 54.7 Third! Liz Panda … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (January 5th 2015)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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End the year helping Hullabaloo!

Hello The year is coming to a quick close and the pressure to do things is mounting even higher.  If one of the things you’ve overlooked doing is beefing up the Charitable Donation portion of your income tax deductions you still have a couple of days to do it.  If … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (December 29th 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam Winter Season 2014-15 (December 15th 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam 2014 Winter Season 2014-15 (December 8th 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Van Slam 2014 Winter Season 2014-15 (December 1st 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Updated Youth Slam Standing after November’s results

It’s been neck and neck all season for the top of the regular season standings between Emma Field and Alex Montinola.  After November’s results, Emma is back on top but not by much.  Andrew Warner also enters the fray along with Coral Moore and Natalie Zakon moves up the charts. … Continued

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Van Slam 2014 Winter Season 2014-15 (November 17th 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Century Tracker Master List (updated weekly)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for June 8th Alkemy Roseblade 1. Fit 2. When the Wolf Comes Knocking 3. Feedback Loops 4. The Eyes of a Scientist 5. Pedestal 6. Home For The Holidays (Slamathon) 7. My Hands (slamathon) Amnesia Jane Smith 1. Laugh Out Loud (Anarchy Slam) 2. Poet’s Anthem … Continued

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Rules and Format for the Summer Season at Van Slam

Rules and Format for the Summer Season at Van Slam Round One: 12 poets perform a poem within a 2-minute time limit. Round Two: The top 6 highest-scoring poets from Round One perform a poem within a 1-minute time limit. Round Three: The top 3 highest-scoring poets from Round Two … Continued

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Van Slam 2014 Winter Season 2014-15 (November 10th 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Information regarding annual WOWPS Playoffs

The Vancouver Poetry Slam will be sending a representative to the annual Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWPS) every year. The basic guidelines for participation in WOWps Vancouver play-offs is that if you live your life as a woman, and you consider yourself a woman then you are eligible. … Continued

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Van Slam 2014 Winter Season 2014-15 (November 3rd 2014)

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for Team Playoffs here: http://vanslam.ca/winter-season-rules-and-format-how-to-qualify-for-team-playoffs/ And about how it works … Continued

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Youth Slam Standings (3 months worth)

From July to February youth poets between the ages of 13-20 compete to earn points that will qualify them for the youth team playoffs in March 2015. To qualify you must compete in a youth slam at least twice during the season and you CANNOT be turning 21 before September … Continued

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Van Slam 2014-15 Winter Season: Standings and Scores

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fifth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Van Slam 2014-15 Winter Season: Standings and Scores

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fifth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Van Slam 2014-15 Winter Season: Standings and Scores

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fifth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Century Tracker (Sept 10th 2014)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for Sept 10th Abigail Feresten 1. Tarantula Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (Sept 10th 2014) IWPS PLAYOFF

The summer season for 2014 has come to a close and we have determined which poet is the next representative for Vancouver. Congratulations to Emilee Nimetz, our 2014 representative for the Individual World Poetry Slam and the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Here are the results from the IWPS Playoffs on … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standing (Sept 1st 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (August 18th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September.   A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be … Continued

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Century Tracker (August 13th 2014)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for August 13th Abigail Feresten 1. Tarantula Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (August 11th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (August 4th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (July 21st 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Summer Slam Standings (July 14th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Summer Slam Standings (July 7th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Century Challenge Tracker (July 7th)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for July 7th Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human Hand 10. Jezebel Rising … Continued

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Century Challenge Update June 30th 2014

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for June 30th 2014 Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human Hand 10. Jezebel … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings (July 30th 2014)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standing June 16th 2014

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings June 9th 2014

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings June 2nd 2014

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings 2014 (May 19th)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Century Tracker (May 14th 2012)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for May 14th 2014 Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human Hand 10. Jezebel … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standing 2014 (May 12th)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Century Tracker (May 5th 2014)

(In Alphabetical Order) Update for May 5th 2014 Alessandra Naccarato 1. Traits of Magical Creatures 2. At Least You’re a Poet 3. You’re Not Invited 4. Praise Be 5. Bold Flower Growing 6. Dear Chickenosaurus 7. Evolution 8. These Are My Heirlooms 9. Bones in the Human Hand 10. Jezebel … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings 2014 (May 5th)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings 2014 (April 21st)

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Van Slam Summer Standings 2014

A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Individual World Poetry Slam representative for Vancouver. The IWPS slam off will be in mid-September. A full explanation of the rules and format of the Van Slam Summer Season can be found … Continued

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Scores for Van Slam Finals Night 2014

Here are the scores for Vancouver Poetry FINALS NIGHT Congratulations to Jillian Christmas, Al Mader, Duncan Shields, Hannah Johson, and Zaccheus Jackson, this year’s 2014 Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. Sacrifice1: Andrew Warner 22.0 Sacrifice2: Dana ID Matthews 25.5 Sebastien Wen (1) 23.9 + (8 ) 24.4 + (7) 27.0 = … Continued

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Scores for Van Slam Semi Finals #2

Here are the scores for Vancouver Poetry Slam Semi Finals #2 Congratulations to Hannah Johnson, Zaccheus Jackson, Al Mader, and Sebastien Wen, our four poets moving on to the Finals Night on April 5th at Astorino’s Sacrifice: Ayda 24.6 Rupert Common (1) 25.0 + (8 ) 25.8 = 50.8 5th … Continued

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Scores for Van Slam Semi Finals #1

Vancouver Poetry Slam Semi Finals #1 Congratulations to Dia Davina, Duncan Shields, Jillian Christmas, and Esme Stumborg, the four finalists heading on to Finals Night at Astorino’s on April 5th. Sacrifice: Matt Loeb Esme Stumborg (1) 24.4 + (8 ) 27.3 = 51.7 4th! Jess Tollestrup (2) 24.3 + (7) … Continued

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Van Slam Standing (Mar 17th 2014)

The Last Chance Slam was last night and it was a nail-biting finish with mostly new people. A fantastic evening. Here’s how it all shook out. 17th March, 2014 Sac: Emilee Nimetz 25.7 Dave Track (1) 24.1 Esme Stumborg (2) 24.9 + (3) 26.7 = 51.6! First! Allegra (3) 22.9 … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (Mar 10th, 2014)

So! a new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fourth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (March 3rd, 2014)

So! a new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fourth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (February 17th, 2014)

So! a new qualifying season is underway to determine which 5 poets will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. It’s crucial to understand the points system. This is the fourth year that we’re using it. You can read about how it works for qualifying for … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (Feb 3, 2014)

After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round (if they made the cut) and their second round score, followed by their total score for the evening. 3rd February, … Continued

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Youth Slam Standings (Jan 27, 2014)

The January 27th youth slam kicked off our 7th year of running this show, the longest running youth slam in Canada, in fine style with our feature, Lishai and some more new poets coming out and wowing the audience. We also had 50-70 people lined up outside hoping to get … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (Jan 13, 2014)

After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round (if they made the cut) and their second round score, followed by their total score for the evening. 13th January … Continued

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Youth Slam Standings (after Nov 2013)

A reminder that all poets who make the second round at the youth slam earn points towards making the youth slam playoffs on FRIDAY MARCH 21st.  There are also 2 key eligibility requirements for making the youth team.  You MUST SLAM AT LEAST TWICE during the season and you CANNOT … Continued

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Van Slam Standings (after Dec 16, 2013)

After the poet’s name is the order that they performed in the first round, then their first round score. After that is the position they performed in the second round (if they made the cut) and their second round score, followed by their total score for the evening. 16th December … Continued